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Architecture, Landscape, and Design Research Guide

Tutorials for GIS (Geographic Information System)

The Map and Data Library offers various tutorials on GIS, data visualization, and other software.

MDL Tutorials

A few GIS tutorials, specifically designed for Architecture, Landscape, and Design, have been created by the Map & Data Library here at the University of Toronto.

Map and Data GIS Tutorials

Finding Databases Tutorial

In this tutorial, learn how to find databases relevant to architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals: Journal Articles

In this tutorial, you will learn how to locate the Avery Index, perform a journal article search, save your search results, read a database article record, and locate an article.


Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals: Architectural Images

This third tutorial is designed to help you find images, and information such as photographs, site plans, and drawings.

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